The applications of P2P technology are wide ranging, standardisation has started and practical stumble blocks remain, that could be a short summary of the P2P Delivery Seminar organised with the EBU D/P2P Group. At this event key industry players ranging from service providers to CE providers, and of course including pioneering broadcasters, presented their use of P2P technology and their experiences. A sort of a 'P2P state of the union'.
Leave your television on, please
Marc Stuart (Pioneer), a very active P2P-Next partner, predicted a big future for P2P-enabled CE devices. He joked in future people may leave (part of) their televisions on when going on holiday, so their P2P sharing gauge can move higher. CE device P2P standardisation has already started as part of the DVB-OICD work.
For more information on this topic, what broadcasters are using P2P for, and how to get involved, please contact: Franc Kozamernik .